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Circuits and Systems, Midwest Symposium on (1998)
South Bend, Indiana
Aug. 9, 1998 to Aug. 12, 1998
ISBN: 0-8186-8914-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword (PDF)

pp. xvi

Committees (PDF)

pp. xvii

Steering Committee (PDF)

pp. xviii
Session MA1: Student Paper Competition: Judges: John Deller Jr., Igor Filanovsky, and Andrew Lumsdaine

Projection Methods for Improved Performance in Adaptive Interference Suppression in CDMA Systems (Abstract)

Robert A. Soni , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
W. Kenneth Jenkins , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 6

An Adaptive Virtual Re-Partitioning-Based Windowing Technique for Motion Compensation (Abstract)

M. N. S. Swamy , Concordia University
J. Zhang , Concordia University
M. O. Ahmad , Concordia University
pp. 10

On the Construction of a Random Process with Given Power Spectrum and Probability Density Function (Abstract)

Rolf Matzner , Federal Armed Forces University Munich
Klemens Letsch , Federal Armed Forces University Munich
pp. 14

Locally-Clocked Dynamic Logic (Abstract)

Gin Yee , University of Washington
Carl Sechen , University of Washington
Gregg Hoyer , University of Washington
pp. 18
Session MA1.2: Student Paper Competition:Judges: John Deller Jr., Igor Filanovsky, and Andrew Lumsdaine

Modeling and Simulation of Short-Channel MOSFETs Operating in Deep Weak Inversion (Abstract)

D.B. Geohegan , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
A.A. Puretzky , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
J.M. Vann , University of Tennessee
M.L. Simpson , Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
J.A. Moore , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
D.H. Lowndes , Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
C.E. Thomas , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
J.M. Rochelle , Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
E. Voelkl , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
M.C. Smith , Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
G.E. Jellison , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
L.R. Baylor , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
V.I. Merkulov , Oak Ridge National Laboratory
M.J. Paulus , Oak Ridge National Laboratory and University of Tennessee
pp. 24

Performance Modeling of Analog Circuits via Neural Networks: The Design Process View (Abstract)

Joseph Nevin , University of Cincinnati
Brian Sobecks , University of Cincinnati
Arthur Helmicki , University of Cincinnati
pp. 28

Process and Temperature Performance of a CMOS Beta-Multiplier Voltage Reference (Abstract)

R. Jacob Baker , The University of Idaho
Song Liu , The University of Idaho
pp. 33
Session MP1.1: Student Paper Competition:Judges: John Deller Jr., Igor Filanovsky, and Andrew Lumsdaine

A VLSI Switch Architecture for Broadband Satellite Networks (Abstract)

M.A. Hasan , University of Waterloo
A.G. Wassal , University of Waterloo
pp. 42

Simulation of Incipient Transformer Faults (Abstract)

Karen L. Butler , Texas A&M University
Alvin Kopp , Texas A&M University
N.D.R. Sarma , Texas A&M University
Peter Palmer-Buckle , Texas A&M University
pp. 50

Stochastic Analysis of Bandpass Delta-Sigma Modulator for Passband Signals (Abstract)

Tsung-Yuan Chang , The Ohio State University,
Steven B. Bibyk , The Ohio State University,
pp. 54

Simulation of Ungrounded Shipboard Power Systems in PSpice (Abstract)

Karen L. Butler , Texas A&M University
Haibo Zhang , Texas A&M University
N.D.R. Sarma , Texas A&M University
pp. 58
Session MP1.2: Sigma-Delta Modulation: Chair: Steven Bibyk

Quasilinear Analytical Methods for Modulation (Abstract)

Steven Bibyk , The Ohio State University,
Hung-Chuan Pai , The Ohio State University,
pp. 64
Session MP2.2: Computer Systems: Chair: Nelson Passos

Migrating Group Communication Protocols to Networks with Mobile Hosts (Abstract)

A.H. Fahmy , Cairo University
H. Baraka , Cairo University
M.A. El-Gendy , Cairo University
pp. 74

Investigation of Impact of Victim Cache and Victim Tracer on a Fully Associative Disk Cache (Abstract)

R. Pendse , Wichita State University
U. Walterscheidt , Wichita State University
N. Kushanagar , Wichita State University
pp. 78

An Efficient Implementation of Nested Loop Control Instructions for Super Scalar Processors (Abstract)

Nelson L. Passos , Midwestern State University
Virgil Andronache , Midwestern State University
Richard P. Simpson , Midwestern State University
Bryce Sinclair , Midwestern State University
pp. 82

Performance of LRU Block Replacement Algorithm with Pre-Fetching (Abstract)

Ravi Pendse , The Wichita State University
Ravi Bhagavathula , The Wichita State University
pp. 86

General Methodologies to Virtualize FPGAs in Hw/Sw Systems (Abstract)

Vincenzo Piuri , Politecnico di Milano
William Fornaciari , Politecnico di Milano
pp. 90
Session MP3.2: Modeling & Simulation: Chair: Peter Aronhime

Improved Precision Nonlinear Phemt Models (Abstract)

G. R. Branner , University of California at Davis
Donald G. Thomas , University of California at Davis
pp. 96

Mixed High level and Circuital Simulation of Current-Driven Loudspeaker Systems (Abstract)

C. Morandi , University of Parma
A. Bellini , University of Parma
A. Boni , University of Parma
pp. 104
Session MP4.2: Systems Theory: Chair: Igor Filanovsky

On Stability of Subharmonic Oscillations in Nonlinear Systems (Abstract)

I. M. Filanovsky , University of Alberta
Shui-Sheng Qiu , South China University of Technology
pp. 118
Plenary Talk
Session TA1.2: Amplifiers and Active Filters: Chair: Igor Filanovsky

A 500-nWFloating-Gate Amplifier with Programmable Gain (Abstract)

Paul M. Furth , New Mexico State University
Henry A. Om'mani , Philips Semiconductors
pp. 134

An Universal Audio Preamplifier with Active Offset Cancellation in a 2.0 ?m BiCMOS Technology (Abstract)

S. Padoan , University of Parma
C. Morandi , University of Parma
A. Pelicelli , University of Parma
A. Boni , University of Parma
pp. 138

A Low Voltage CMOS Current Conveyor for Active Filter Design (Abstract)

Ivars Finvers , University of Calgary
Brent Maundy , University of Calgary
Peter Aronhime , University of Louisville
pp. 142
Session TA2.2: Systems for Communications Applications: Chair: M. Zoltowski

Adaptive Canceler-Equalizer for Digital Communication Channels (Abstract)

W. K. Jenkins , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Inseop Lee , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
pp. 153

Voice and Video over ATM Based Cellular Networks (Abstract)

Y. Hussein , Cairo University
H. Baraka , Cairo University
A. El_Sherbini , Cairo University
pp. 157

Objective Measurement of Voice Quality for Cellular Mobile Phones (Abstract)

Haideh M. Karkhanechi , University of California at Davis
David Gilhooly , University of California at Davis
Michael A. Soderstrand , University of California at Davis
pp. 161
Session TA3.2: Digital Circuits: Chair: M.A. Jim?nez

Integer Pair Representation of Binary Terms and Equations (Abstract)

Manuel A. Jimenez , Michigan State University
Andres J. Diaz , Michigan State University
Michael Shanblatt , Michigan State University
pp. 172

Low Switching Noise CMOS Circuit Design Strategy Based on Regular Self-Timed Structures (Abstract)

Luis Gonzalez , Universitat Polithnica de Catalunya
Antonio Rubio , Universitat Polithnica de Catalunya
Jo Gonzalez , Universitat Polithnica de Catalunya
pp. 176

An Integrated Digital CMOS Time-to-Digital Converter with 92 ps LSB (Abstract)

Juha Kostamovaara , University of Oulu
Antti Mantyniemi , University of Oulu
Timo Rahkonen , University of Oulu
pp. 180
Session TA4.2: Electric Power Systems: Chair: Maher Rizkalla

A New EE Curriculum in Electric Vehicle Applications (Abstract)

A.S.C. Sinha , Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Charles F. Yokomoto , Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Joseph Simson , Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Mohamed El-Sharkawy , Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Sergy Lyshevski , Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Maher E. Rizkalla , Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
pp. 186

Effect of Negative Sequence Torque on Induction Motor Plant During Transient Fault Conditions (Abstract)

lbrahim M. El - Mohr , Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport
pp. 190

A New Availability Model for Parallel Units in Electric Power System (Abstract)

M. Adel Metaweh , Arab Academy for Science & Technology and Maritime Transport
pp. 194
Session TP1.1: Analog Circuits I: Chair: Agustin Ochoa

Converting CCIIs to CFOAs in Current-Mode Circuits (Abstract)

KeChang Wang , University of Louisville
Peter Aronhime , University of Louisville
pp. 208

Fault Simulation of Built-In Tester for CMOS Switched-Current Circuits (Abstract)

Wei-Hsing Huang , Michigan State University
Chin-Long Wey , Michigan State University
Jin-Sheng Wang , Michigan State University
pp. 212

Synthesis of Optimal Current Copiers for Low-Power/Low-Voltage Switched-Current Circuits (Abstract)

Chin-Long Wey , Michigan State University
Renyuan Huang , Michigan State University
Jin-Sheng Wang , Michigan State University
pp. 220

Analyzing Feedback: Properly Simulating the Open Loop (Abstract)

Agustin Ochoa , Rockwell Semiconductor Systems
pp. 224

A Gain - Compensated Switched Capacitor Integrator (Abstract)

K.S. Chao , Texas Tech University
L. Fang , Texas Tech University
pp. 229
Session TP2: Statistical Signal/Image Processing: Chair: W.K. Jenkins

Detection of Narrowband Random Signals via Spectrum Matching (Abstract)

H.C. So , City University of Hong Kong
Y.T. Chan , Royal Military College of Canada
W.K. Ma , The Chinese University of Hong Kong
pp. 238

Minimum Entropy Algorithms for Source Separation (Abstract)

Jose C. Principe , University of Florida at Gainesville
Hsiao-Chun Wu , University of Florida at Gainesville
pp. 242

A Minimum Variance Single Frequency Estimator using Recursive Least Squares Estimate of Noise Statistics (Abstract)

M T Arvind , Silicon Automation Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Kaushik Barman , Silicon Automation Systems (India) Pvt. Ltd.
pp. 246

Benefits of Multi-Weight Optimization in OBE Algorithms (Abstract)

D. Joachim , Michigan State University
J.R. Deller Jr , Michigan State University
pp. 250

OBE Set Estimates in Classification Problems (Abstract)

D. Joachim , Michigan State University
J.R. Deller Jr , Michigan State University
G.I. Mandour , Michigan State University
pp. 259
Session TP3: CAD: Chair: Ronald Johnston

VHDL Implementation of a 2-D Uniform Coefficient FIR Filter (Abstract)

Won Yin Nguyen , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Maher E. Rizkalla , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Harry C. Gundrum , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Mohamed El-Sharkawy , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Akhouri S. C. Sinha , Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
pp. 280

A CMOS Standard-Cell Library for the PC-based LASI Layout System (Abstract)

R. Jacob Baker , The University of Idaho
Hao Chen , The University of Idaho
pp. 292
Session TP4: Applications: Chair: Nelson Passos

Solving Graph Partitioning Problem Using Genetic Algorithms (Abstract)

Sahar Shazely , Cairo University
Ashraf Abdel-Wahab , Cairo University
Hoda Baraka , Cairo University
pp. 302

Signal Tracking Fuzzy Logic Controller for DC-DC Converters (Abstract)

Roland Priemer , University of Illinois at Chicago
Kareem M. Khan , University of Illinois at Chicago
pp. 306

Pattern Recognition in Automotive Plates (Abstract)

Antonio Valderrábano González , Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica
Juan Manuel Ramírez , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
David Báez-López , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
pp. 314

1D Autoregressive Modeling for Defect Detection in Web Inspection Systems (Abstract)

J.W. Roberts , DALSA Inc.
G.A. Jullien , University of Windsor
S.H. Hajimowlana , University of Windsor
R. Muscedere , University of Windsor
pp. 318

Self-Consistent Analysis of Nuclear Gamma Resonance and Its Industrial Applications (Abstract)

V.K. Garg , Universidad de Bras?lia
P.A. de Souza, Jr. , Universidade Federal do Esp?rito Santo
O.D. Rodrigues , Universidade Federal do Esp?rito Santo
M.M. Lamego , Stanford University
pp. 322

In Vivo Depth Estimation of Features in the Chick Eye by Digital Signal Processing of Ultrasonic Pulse Echoes (Abstract)

Kevin G. Rada , University of North Dakota
Richard R. Schultz , University of North Dakota
Jody A. Rada , University of North Dakota
pp. 326

A Purposive Strategy for Visual-Based Navigation of a Mobile Robot (Abstract)

Raquel Frizera Vassallo , Universidade Federal do Espmrito Santo
Josi Santos-Victor , Instituto Superior Ticnico & Instituto de Sistemas e Robstica
Hans Jvrg Schneebeli , Universidade Federal do Espmrito Santo
pp. 334
Session WA1: Analog Circuits II: Chairs: Mohammed Ismail and Igor Filanovsky

On Synthesis of Manufacturable and Testable Analog Integrated Circuits (Abstract)

James A. Resh , Michigan State University
Chin-Long Wey , Michigan State University
Wei-Hsing Huang , Michigan State University
pp. 340

A Simple Predistortion Algorithm and Limits of Predistortion (Abstract)

Jie Deng , University of Louisville
William H. Pierce , University of Louisville
Peter Aronhime , University of Louisville
pp. 344

Amplitude Control in a Triangular Wave Quadrature Oscillator (Abstract)

E. Alarcón , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
E. Vidal , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
A. Poveda , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
pp. 348

A Frequency Hopping Synthesizer Chip for GSM and DCS Systems (Abstract)

Juha Kostamovaara , University of Oulu
Juha Hakkinen , University of Oulu
Timo Rahkonen , University of Oulu
pp. 356

Optimized Compact Active Down Converters having Low Power Consumption and High Conversion (Abstract)

Aaron Ching , University of California at Davis
B.P. Kumar , University of California at Davis
G.R. Branner , University of California at Davis
Bob Huang , University of California at Davis
David Xu , University of California at Davis
pp. 604

Universal Exponential Function Implementation using Highly-Linear CMOS V-I Converters for dB-Linear (AGC) Applications (Abstract)

Mohammed Ismail , The Ohio State University
Chi-Hung Lin , The Ohio State University
Tales Pimenta , Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajuba
pp. 360

A 1.2V Micropower CMOS Class-AB V-I Converter for VLSI Cells Library Design (Abstract)

Chi-Hung Lin , The Ohio State University
Mohammed Ismail , The Ohio State University
Tales Pimenta , Escola Federal de Engenharia de Itajuba
pp. 364

Continuous Time Low-Pass Filter for Video Frequency Applications (Abstract)

J. Sabadell , Universidad de Zaragoza
P.A. Martínez , Universidad de Zaragoza
C. Aldea , Universidad de Zaragoza
S. Celma , Universidad de Zaragoza
pp. 368
Session WA2: Image and Video Processing: Chair: Richard Schultz

Super-Resolution from Image Sequences - A Review (Abstract)

Sean Borman , University of Notre Dame
Robert L. Stevenson , University of Notre Dame
pp. 374

A Multiwavelet Model for 2-D Object Analysis and Classification (Abstract)

M.J. Paulik , University of Detroit Mercy
Y.D. Wang , University of Detroit Mercy
pp. 383

Recent Advances in Weighted Finite Automata Fractals (Abstract)

Hamed Parsiani , University of Puerto Rico
William Navas , University of Puerto Rico
pp. 387

Noise in Color Digital Images (Abstract)

Francisco Hernández Mendoza , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
Juan Manuel Ramírez , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
David Báez-López , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
pp. 403
Session WA3: VLSI: Chair: Hoda S. Abdel-Aty-Zohdy

CCII-Based Balanced Fully Integrated Continuous-Time Current-Mode Filter Synthesis: Signal-Flow Graph Approach (Abstract)

Hassan O. Elwan , The Ohio State University
Tuna B. Tarim , Istanbul Technical University and The Ohio State University
Ece Olcay Günes , Istanbul Technical University
Serdar Özoguz , Istanbul Technical University
pp. 412

Nested Loops Optimization for Multiprocessor Architecture Design (Abstract)

Andrea Leonardi , Midwestern State University
Nelson L. Passos , Midwestern State University
Edwin H-M. Sha , University of Notre Dame
pp. 415

Low Power CMOS Logic Families (Abstract)

M.I. Elmasry , University of Waterloo
M.W. Allam , University of Waterloo
pp. 419

A Digitally Controlled dB-Linear CMOS AGC for Low Voltage Mixed Signal Applications (Abstract)

Tuna B. Tarim , Istanbul Technical University and The Ohio State University
Mohammed Ismail , The Ohio State University
Hassan O. Elwan , The Ohio State University
pp. 423

Injector Design for Optimized Tunelling in Standard CMOS Floating-Gate Analog Memories (Abstract)

J.M. Moreno , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
J. Madrenas , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
A. Ivorra , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
E. Alarcón , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
pp. 426

Implementation of an Application-Specific Fuzzy Controller by means of a Mixed-Signal Sequential Architecture (Abstract)

F. Guinjoan , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
J.M. Moreno , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
J. Madrenas , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
E. Alarcón , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
M. Iannazzo , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
A. Poveda , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
S. Gomáriz , Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
pp. 430
Session WA4: Filter Design: Chair: B. Nowrouzian

A Scheme for the KHN State Variable Filter to Improve its High Frequency Perfcormance. (Abstract)

Juan Manuel Ramírez , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
Guillermo Espinosa , Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica
Genaro Olivera Romero , Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica
Fernando Mendoza Hernández , Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica
David Báez-López , Universidad de las Am?ricas-Puebla
Luz Ilia Vazquez Juárez , Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica
pp. 444

Design of Interpolating Filters (Abstract)

Grigore Braileanu , Gonzaga University
pp. 460

Design Strategies for Constant-Input Limit Cycle-Free Second-Order Digital Filters (Abstract)

Mario Sarcinelli-Filho , Federal University of Espirito Santo
Marcelo de Oliveira Camponêz , Federal University of Espirito Santo
pp. 464
Session WP1: Circuits for Communications Applications: Chair: Timo Rahkonen

Power/Performance Relations in Downconversion Mixers for Wireless Transceivers (Abstract)

Amr Hafez , University of Waterloo
M. I. Elmasry , University of Waterloo
pp. 470

Parametric Analysis of Improved Planar Balun Circuits for Wireless Microwave and RF Applications (Abstract)

G.R. Branner. , University of California at Davis
B.Preetham Kumar , University of California at Davis
Bob Huang , University of California at Davis
pp. 474

A 3.3V High Speed Dual Looped CMOS PLL with Wide Input Locking Range (Abstract)

Hyuk-Jun Sung , Inha University
Hong Ki Min , Universityof Inchon
Kwang Sub Yoon , Inha University
pp. 476

Performance of ATM Switch Using Speedup Networks (Abstract)

A.G. Akram , Sprint Communications Corp
D. Abu-Saymeh , University of Missouri - Columbia/Kansas City
G.M. Chaudhry , University of Missouri - Columbia/Kansas City
pp. 492
Session WP2: Digital Signal Processing: Chair: Manohar Das

A Modified Variable Degree Variable Step Size LMS Algorithm (Abstract)

M. A. Khasawneh , Jordan University of Science & Technology
M. I. Haddad , Jordan University of Science & Technology
pp. 506
Session WP3: Circuits for A/D and D/A: Chair: Chin-Long Wey

Generalized Cube Networks for Implementing Dynamic Element Matching Digital-to-Analog Converters (Abstract)

J.W. Bruce , University of Nevada Las Vegas
Peter Stubberud , University of Nevada Las Vegas
pp. 522

Weaver Architecture with Bandpass Delta-Sigma A/D Converters (Abstract)

Jian-Yi Wu , The Ohio State University
Steven B. Bibyk , The Ohio State University
pp. 530

Design of a 3.3V 12bit CMOS D/A Converter with a High Linearity (Abstract)

Kwang Sub Yoon , Inha University
Ki-Hong Ryu , Inha University
Hong Ki Min , University of Inchon
pp. 538

A Vertical Successive-ApproximationA/D Converter Architecture for High-Speed Applications (Abstract)

H. Soliman , Mansoura University
A. Eid , Mansoura University
N. Hamdy , Mansoura University
pp. 542
Session WP4: Neural Networks: Chair: Paul Furth

Model Validation and Determination for Neural Network Activation Function Modeling (Abstract)

W.C. Miller , University of Windsor
G.A. Jullien , University of Windsor
M. Ahmadi , University of Windsor
Jinming Yang , University of Windsor
pp. 548

A CMOS Visual System Using CRM (Abstract)

Hazem H. Ali , Arab Academy for Science and Technology
M.E. Zaghloul , The George Washington University
Nader M. Nofal , Arab Academy for Science and Technology
pp. 552

An Algorithm for In-The-Loop Training Based on Activation function Derivative Approximation (Abstract)

M. Ahmadi , University of Windsor
W.C. Miller , University of Windsor
G.A. Jullien , University of Windsor
Jinming Yang , University of Windsor
pp. 556

AVLSI Biologically-Based Motor Control Circuits (Abstract)

Brannon C. Harris , Georgia Institute of Technology
Stephen P. DeWeerth , Georgia Institute of Technology
Tina H. Zobel , Georgia Institute of Technology
pp. 564
Session: Proceedings Only Contributed Papers

A Self-Programmable Reed-Muller Circuit Realization (Abstract)

Andreas Herrfeld , University of Kassel
Siegbert Hentschke , University of Kassel
pp. 580

Design of a Modulator ASIC for Wide Band CDMA Wireless Local Loop System (Abstract)

Jae H. Lee , Mobile Telecommunications Technology Division
Kyoung R. Cho , Chungbuk National University
Young J. Bahg , Mobile Telecommunications Technology Division
pp. 596

Neural Networks in Forecasting Models: Nile River Application (Abstract)

Suzan El Shoura , Electronics Research Institute
Amir Atiya , Cairo University
Samir Shaheen , Cairo University
Mohamed El Sherif , Electronics Research Institute
pp. 600

2-D DOA Estimating of Multipath Signals by Exploitation of Cyclostationarity (Abstract)

Liang Jin , Xi'an Jiaotong University
Qin-Ye Yin , Xi'an Jiaotong University
Minli Yao , Xi'an Jiaotong University
pp. 608

A Novel Approach for DOA Estimation of Cyclostationary Signals Based on Improved Array Geometry (Abstract)

Liang Jin , Xi'an Jiaotong University
Qin-Ye Yin , Xi'an Jiaotong University
Minli Yao , Xi'an Jiaotong University
pp. 612

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